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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-22-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By Pen_esque
Hello mamas:   I haven't posted in ages but...

Hello mamas:
 
I haven't posted in ages but I'm wondering if anyone with more experience would like to offer some advise. 
 
I am looking to either get a membership to my local gym, or do weekly...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-29-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Pen_esque
Thanks so much for taking the time to reply. ...

Thanks so much for taking the time to reply.

I'll try that ABC chart, thanks for that. I had suspected wheat sensitivity but no longer think that may be it. It's def not e numbers as she doesn't...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-29-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Pen_esque
DD (3 1/2) is asleep now following another epic...

DD (3 1/2) is asleep now following another epic meltdown and I'm just devastated. I'm hoping that someone can offer some advise or opinions.
 
She will sometimes try to hurt herself when she is...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   12-03-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By Pen_esque
Hiya!   We're going to NYC for a few weeks...

Hiya!
 
We're going to NYC for a few weeks in December with our three year old and we're looking for some (preferably free) indoor places she can run around and explore. In London we have the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-21-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By Pen_esque
Thank you so much for the update. I've come here...

Thank you so much for the update. I've come here tonight to look for answers, as DD sounds a lot like your son, and this gives me something to look into, and thus hope. 
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-02-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Pen_esque
I've never tried this, but since the dose is so...

I've never tried this, but since the dose is so small, could you add it to a bowl of porridge with wizzed up apricots or something like that? I hide all manner of things in my daughter's porridge,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-31-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,869
Posted By Pen_esque
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/lurk.gi...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/lurk.gif 2.5 year old doing the same thing. No idea why. Losing mind.
 
Perhaps I'll start a food diary...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-31-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 588
Posted By Pen_esque
I haven't been here in ages, mainly as the forum...

I haven't been here in ages, mainly as the forum no longer works for me on my phone http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif, but I'm at the end of my tether with my DD around sleep...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-03-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Pen_esque
I don't really have any advice, but my DD went...

I don't really have any advice, but my DD went through a similar phase, where she just wanted to pee standing up. I kept the potty nearby, and a stack of prefolds at the ready and just let her pee...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-28-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,311
Posted By Pen_esque
  DD (28 months) is vegan, and she tends to...


DD (28 months) is vegan, and she tends to graze during the day. We have porridge with dried fruit (usually figs or apricots) in the morning, and I can sneak all kinds of good stuff in there,...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-24-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By Pen_esque
My DD has some nut milk almost every day now and...

My DD has some nut milk almost every day now and I look at it as just another food rather than a replacement for breastmilk. We didn't give her anything but breastmilk for her first 6 months and no...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-23-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,154
Posted By Pen_esque
 Quote:Originally Posted by red and...



Quote:Originally Posted by red and lulu http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-18-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By Pen_esque
I'm looking for, you guessed it, a vegan bean...

I'm looking for, you guessed it, a vegan bean burger recipe suitable for freezing. Something I can be happy feeding to my daughter. Maybe using black beans and rice or...?
 
Anyone have a tried...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-22-2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 701
Posted By Pen_esque
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by leam811 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-09-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 701
Posted By Pen_esque
While DD (27 mo) was nursing on the sofa, we...

While DD (27 mo) was nursing on the sofa, we were looking into each others eyes and she was gently stroking my face. I was so full of love and awed by her gentle loving touch and the way she was...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-26-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By Pen_esque
I am dealing with a similar problem and I agree...

I am dealing with a similar problem and I agree with this:
 
Quote:Originally Posted by LemonPie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-11-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By Pen_esque
I'm hoping someone can help me with this. My...

I'm hoping someone can help me with this. My healthy happy daughter has recently started scratching herself very hard as she is falling asleep at night. It's not like she's itchy, it's like she's...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   09-26-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Pen_esque
No advice, but I didn't want to read and run....

No advice, but I didn't want to read and run. That sounds really hard.
LLL and LC are where I would turn, too.

I hope you get the help you need....
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-20-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Pen_esque
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-15-2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 891
Posted By Pen_esque
Heartbreaking. That poor LO.

Heartbreaking. That poor LO.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-17-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By Pen_esque
I've had good success using dates in place of...

I've had good success using dates in place of sugar. I take dried dates, chop them and add just enough boiling water to cover. Then I either mash them and strain, or just use he mash as is, or wizz...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-14-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By Pen_esque
Hiya, Does anyone know where I can find...

Hiya,

Does anyone know where I can find these for sale online? I saw a gorgeous dress that I =need= for DD second hand but it was too small, and they are proving to be hard to Google!

Many...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-17-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By Pen_esque
After searching for ages I finally found some...

After searching for ages I finally found some vegan playsilk thingamies in the UK for a 2nd birthday gift for my niece. I thought I'd tuck about 10 of them into a vintage Felix the Cat lunchbox and...
Forum: UK   05-30-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 456
Posted By Pen_esque
We've just been surprised with a gift of a...

We've just been surprised with a gift of a family trip to anywhere, and now we need to figure out where to go!

I was hoping some of you might have some ideas. There's SO much online, we're...
Forum: UK   03-19-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By Pen_esque
Do you mean professionally or personally?...

Do you mean professionally or personally? Professionally, I have no idea, but personally, I'd pick the language of the country I'd most like to holiday in!

I've not been to Germany or Spain, but...
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